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[texts]Short Description of the Mines of Precious Stones, in the District of Kyat-pyen, in the Kingdom of Ava 1833 - Pere Giuseppe D'Amato
Description of Burma's Ruby Mines originally published in 1833 and republished in the SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research. Edited by Michael W. Charney.
Keywords: Ava; Burma; Ruby Mines; Amato; Konbaung Dynasty
Downloads: 123
[texts]A VOYAGE TO PEGU (IN THE 1770S) - Monsieur Sonnerat
"This account was originally composed in French, but translated into English by Francis Magnus and published in Calcutta at the Joseph Cooper Press in 1789, the year of the French Revolution." Edited for the SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research by Michael W. Charney.
Keywords: Pegu; French; Burma; Monsieur Sonnerat; Konbaung Dynasty
Downloads: 183
[texts]Remarks on the Subject of the Senbyu Pagoda at Mengun - Henry Yule
Republished in the SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research.
Keywords: Buddhism; Pagodas; Mingun; Burma; Konbaung dynasty; Henry Yule
Downloads: 85
[texts]An Account of the Frontier Between Ava and the Part of Bengal Adjacent to the Karnaphuli River (1825) - Francis Hamilton [Buchanan]
"This article by Francis Hamilton, also known as Francis Buchanan, first appeared in The Edinburgh Journal of Science (vol. 3, April-October, 1825, pp. 32-44). Despite its relatively late dating, Hamilton's understanding of the area and the people were not substantially different from those found in the his earlier diaries during his travels in the area in 1798." Edited by Michael W. Charney for the SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research.
Keywords: Francis Buchanan; Francis Hamilton; Burma; Ava; Bengal; Arakan; Arracan; Konbaung Dynasty; SBBR; SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research; Michael W. Charney; Konbaung Dynasty; Bengal; India
Downloads: 238
[texts]Gleanings on Burma, December 1826
The following two entries appeared in The Gentleman's Magazine in December 1826. They offer some useful information both on Burma's looted textual heritage and on the confusion among the population after the war. Edited for the SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research by Michael W. Charney.
Keywords: Burma; Konbaung Dynasty; SBBR; SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research; Michael W. Charney
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[texts]CAMMUAZA, or the ceremony used at the Induction of a Birman into the Order of Priesthood, called Phonghi, or Rhahaan (1795) by Michael Symes
The following account of the induction ceremony for Buddhist monks was included as Appendix V in Michael Symes, An Acount of an Embassy to the Kingdom of Ava, Sent by the Governor-General of India in the Year 1795 (London: W. Bulmer & Co., 496-500). Symes, then a major in the 76th Regiment, made numerous valuable observations on Burmese culture, society, government, and history. While it is clear that he did consult the accounts of other visitors to Burma, most of his material was derived from f...
Keywords: Michael Symes; Cammuaza; Burma; Konbaung dynasty; Buddhism; SBBR; SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research; Michael W. Charney
Downloads: 46
[texts]Wallich's Brief Excursion to the Hills to the East of Ava in November 1826
This account by Dr. N. Wallich, who was at that time the Superintendent of the Government Botanical Garden at Calcutta, of his excursion into rural Burma in 1826 was quoted in full in John Crawfurdâs account of his mission, of which Dr. Wallich was a part, to Ava in that year. As Crawfurd explains in his introduction to the entry: âDr. Wallich returned to-day from a botanical excursion to the range of mountains lying east of Ava, which he performed with the sanction of the Burman Government...
Keywords: N. Wallich; Burma; Myanmar; SOAS; Soas Bulletin of Burma Research; Konbaung Dynasty; Michael W. Charney
Downloads: 51
[texts]Captain Alves' Account of the Loss of Negrais in 1759
The is is the account is one of many of the massacre at Negrais, an island close to Bassein where the English East India Company attempted to establish a factory in the mid-eighteenth century. Published in the SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research, Vol. 3, No. 2.
Keywords: Burma; Myanmar; Captain Walter Alves; SBBR; SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research; Konbaung Dynasty; East India Company
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[texts]John Crawfurd's Account of Rangoon in the Summer of 1826
During his stay at Rangoon in the summer of 1826, Crawfurd drew up his account of this town, although it was not published until he included it in his account of his embassy made to the Burmese court in 1827, which was published in 1829. As Crawfurd explains: âThe following account of Rangoon was collected by me while I resided there in civil, charge of Pegu, a period of more than six months.â Edited by Michael W...
Keywords: John Crawfurd; Burma; Myanmar; Konbaung Dynasty; Rangoon; SBBR; SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research; Michael W. Charney
Downloads: 72
[texts]Note on the Senbyu Pagoda at Mengun
Fergusson's note on a pagoda at Mingun. Published in the SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research, Vol. 2, No. 1, Spring 2004.
Keywords: Mingun; Bodawhpaya; Konbaung Dynasty; Burma; Burmese; Myanmar; SBBR; SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research; J. Fergusson
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[texts]A CONCISE ACCOUNT OF THE KINGDOM OF PEGU by William Hunter
The following account, written by the surgeon, William Hunter, relates his experiences in Pegu in 1782-1783. The observations were made on a voyage that had been ordered by the British East India Company. The account was originally printed at Calcutta in 1785 by John Hay under the title of A Concise Account of the Kingdom of Pegu; Its Climate, Produce, Trade, and Government; The Manners and Customs of its Inhabitants...
Keywords: Pegu; Konbaung Dynasty; William Hunter; Burma; Myanmar; SBBR; SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research; Michael W. Charney
Downloads: 114
[texts]Treaty Between Alaung-hpaya and the British East India Company in 1757
Treaty Between Alaung-hpaya and the British East India Company in 1757 published in the SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research, Vol. 3, No. 1, Spring 2005.
Keywords: Alaunghpaya; Konbaung Dynasty; East India Company; Burma; Myanmar; SBBR; SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research
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[texts]Mandalay in 1878-1879: The Letters of James Alfred Colbeck - James Alfred Colbeck
"Present in 1878 and early 1879 and then returning again to Mandalay in 1885 with British forces, James Alfred Colbeck, mission priest for the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel and latterly military chaplain, provides a unique look at the beginning and end of Thibaw's reign (1878-1885). The letters included were originally selected and edited by George H. Colbeck, mission priest at Mandalay and were published under the title of Letters from Mandalay, A Series of Letters For the Most Part...
Keywords: Thibaw; Konbaung Dynasty; James Alfred Colbeck; Mandalay; British; Burmese; missionaries; SBBR; SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research; Michael W. Charney
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[texts]An Account of Martaban in March and April 1826 by John Crawfurd
In the last sections of his account of his mission to Ava in 1827, John Crawfurd included his journal of his visit to Martaban in the previous year, in order to fill a gap in his 1827 narrative. As he explained: âOur return to Bengal having hindered our excursion to the Saluen and Gain rivers, as well as prevented us from visiting other parts of the province, I shall endeavour in some measure to supply the deficiency, by the insertion of the journal of a voyage to Martaban, which, I performed a...
Keywords: Burma; Myanmar; John Crawfurd; East India Company; SBBR; SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research; Konbaung Dynasty; Michael W. Charney
Downloads: 61
[texts]Diary Portion of John Crawfurd's Journal of An Embassy From the Governor- General of India to the Court of Ava, 1826-1827
Includes the complete diary portion of John Crawfurdâs account of the embassy he headed to the Burmese court in 1826 and 1827, introduced by Crawfurdâs dedication. This account was originally published (with the misleading attribution of the embassy to 1827). Edited by Michael W. Charney for the SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research, Vol. 3, No. 2, Autumn 2005.
Keywords: John Crawfurd; Burma; Myanmar; Konbaung Dynasty; East India Company; Rangoon; SBBR; SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research; Michael W. Charney
Downloads: 109
[texts]Miscellaneous Letters on Burma, 1755-1760, I
These letters, and in cases extracts of letters, were reproduced by Alexander Dalrymple in 1808, published in London under the title Oriental Repertory, by William Ballintine for the East India Company. Relevant portions of Dalrymple's commentary to some letters have also been included. Edited by Michael W. Charney for the SOAs Bulletin of Burma Research.
Keywords: East India Company; Burma; Myanmar; Konbaung Dynasty; SBBR; SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research; Alexander Dalrymple; Michael W. Charney
Downloads: 108
[texts]Notice of Pugan, the Ancient Capital of the Burmese Empire, circa 1835 - Henry Burney
"Henry Burney was a scholar, soldier, and diplomat well-known for his numerous contributions to the early British study of Burma as well as the source for equally numerous first-hand observations of the people and country. The following article was published in the Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal 4 (vol. 4, Juy, 1835, pp. 400-404)." Edited by Michael W. Charney for the SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research.
Keywords: Henry Burney; Britain; Burma; Pagan; Burmese Empire; Konbaung Dynasty; SBBR; SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research; Michael W. Charney
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[texts]Note on the Word ‘Baren’ for the British East India Company by John Crawfurd
This is a brief note drawn from Crawfurdâs 1826 Journal. Although brief, it offers an account of the origin of the use of âBarenâ that Burmese sometimes used to refer to the British. Published in the SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research, Vol. 3, No. 2, Autumn 2005.
Keywords: John Crawfurd; Burma; Myanmar; Konbaung Dynasty; East India Company; Rangoon; SBBR; SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research; Michael W. Charney
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[texts]John Crawfurd On the Peoples and Cultures of the Kingdom of Burma
Published in the SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research, Vol. 3, No. 2, Autumn 2005. Edited by Michael W. Charney.
Keywords: John Crawfurd; Burma; Myanmar; Konbaung Dynasty; East India Company; Rangoon; SBBR; SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research; Michael W. Charney
Downloads: 93
[texts]PROCEEDINGS OF AN EMBASSY TO THE KING OF AVA, PEGU, &C. IN 1757 by Robert Lester
Ensign Robert Lester's account of his embassy to Ava in 1757 was originally published in Alexander Dalrympleâs Oriental Repertory. It provides one of the few first-hand accounts of Alaung-hpaya and thus remains a valuable source on the reign and the beginnings of the Kon-baung Dynasty. Dalrympleâs italicization has been removed and dates have been expanded to include the month and year in order to avoid confusion...
Keywords: Pegu; Ava; Burma; Konbaung Dynasty; Robert Lester; India; SBBR; SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research; Michael W. Charney
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[texts]Notes on Buraghmah [Burma] by Captain George Baker, c. 1755
In the collection of notes included here, âThe Palace at Peguâ has been extracted from Alexander Dalrympleâs introduction. As he explains of the origin of the note, âI find amongst my memos of information, received from Captain Baker, the following account of Pegu, which could not properly be introduced in any other place, and therefore I have inserted it here.â Edited by Michael W. Charney for SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research, Vol...
Keywords: Captain George Baker; Burma; Myanmar; Konbaung Dynasty; East India Company; Rangoon; SBBR; SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research; Michael W. Charney
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[texts]John Crawfurd, Quadrupeds and Other Animals of Burma
Published in the SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research 3(2). pp. 530-533.
Keywords: Burma; Myanmar; Konbaung Dynasty; Animals; Horses; Zoology; SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research; SBBR; John Crawfurd; SOAS; Michael W. Charney
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[texts]Short Account of the Buraghmah Country by Captain George Baker
Published in SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research, Vol. 3, No. 2, Autumn 2005.
Keywords: Captain George Baker; Burma; Myanmar; Konbaung Dynasty; East India Company; Rangoon; SBBR; SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research; Michael W. Charney
Downloads: 47
[texts]Some Account of the Senbyu Pagoda at Mengun, near the Burmese Capital, in a Memorandum
E. H. Sladen's account of the pagoda at Mingun from the SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research, Vol. 2, No. 1, Spring 2004.
Keywords: E. H. Sladen; Mingun; Bodawhpaya; Konbaung Dynasty; Pagodas; Buddhism; Burma; Myanmar; SBBR; SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research
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[texts]A Comparative Vocabulary of Some of the Languages Spoken in the Burma Empire - Francis Buchanan (Michael Charney ed).
"Francis Buchanan published his --A Comparative Vocabulary of Some of the Languages Spoken in the Burma Empire-- in 1799, in the fifth volume of Asiatic Researches. This piece provides one of the first major Western surveys of the languages of Burma. But the article goes beyond this and provides important data on the ethno-cultural identities and identifications of the various population groups in the first half of Bo-daw-hpaya's reign (1782-1819)." Edited by Michael W...
Keywords: Francis Buchanan; Vocabulary; Languages; Burma; Bodawhpaya; Myanmar; Burmese; Michael W. Charney; SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research; SBBR; Konbaung Dynasty
Downloads: 355
[texts]Some Remarks upon COL. YULE'S Notes on the Senbyu Pagoda at Mengun
C. Horne's comments on Yule's notes on a pagoda at Mingun published in the SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research, Vol. 2, No. 1, Spring 2004.
Keywords: Henry Yule; C. Horne; Pagodas; Buddhism; Mingun; Bodawhpaya; Konbaung Dynasty; Burma; Myanmar; SBBR; SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research
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[texts]Geological Account of a Series of Animal and Vegetable Remains and of Rocks, collected by J. Crawfurd, Esq. on a Voyage up the Irawadi to Ava, in 1826 and 1827
Published in the SOAs Bulletin of Burma Research 3.2 (Autumn, 2005).
Keywords: William Buckland; John Crawfurd; Burma; Myanmar; Konbaung Dynasty; East India Company; Rangoon; SBBR; SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research; Michael W. Charney
Downloads: 45
[texts]Some Documents of Tharrawaddy's Reign: 1837-1846, Part I - Various
"The following documents drawn from the reign of King Tharrawaddy are intended as one contribution of many forthcoming to the project of organizing and publishing the source accounts for one of the Kon-baung dynasty's most obscure, yet critical reigns. Thus, documents included have not been selected on the basis of their high rate of interest relative to other documents of the period, but rather more with the view of making the documentary record complete." Edited for the SOAS Bulletin of Burma ...
Keywords: Tharrawaddy; Burma; Burmah; Konbaung Dynasty; Simons; Eugenio Kincaid; Amarapura; Karens; Burmese; Burma; Myanmar; SBBR; SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research; Michael W. Charney
Downloads: 106
[texts]Account of the Fortifications at Ava in 1827
John Crawfurd included in his 1827 account the notes and map made by M. Montmorency who accompanied the embassy. As Crawfurd introduced Montmorencyâs account: âThe following description of the fortifications and site of the town was carefully, drawn up by my friend M. Montmorency, and will be readily understood by a reference to the accompanying plan, laid down by the same gentleman.â Edited for the SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research by Michael W...
Keywords: John Crawfurd; M. Montmorency; Burma; Myanmar; Konbaung Dynasty; East India Company; Rangoon; SBBR; SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research; Michael W. Charney
Downloads: 80
[texts]Notes on Cavalry Employed in Upper Burma From October 1886 to October 1887 - Colonel Heyland
"Colonel Heyland's observations on army horses and cavalry regiments in the final stages of the Third Anglo-Burmese War was originally published as a chapter(XVII) in History of the Third Burmese War, 1885, 1886, and 1887, in 1889." Edited for the SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research by Michael W. Charney.
Keywords: Colonel Heyland; Third Anglo-Burmese War; Burma; Britain; Cavalry; Konbaung Dynasty; horses; SBBR; SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research; India; Michael W. Charney
Downloads: 169
[texts]Observations at Persaim [Bassein, Burma] and in the Journey to Ava and Back in 1755
The following materials from Captain George Baker's diaries and other records and notes were originally published in Alexander Dalrymple's Oriental Repertory in 1808. Baker has left numerous other reports, many found in the Records of Fort St. George for the period. Baker's present account is especially useful for being one of the few first- hand accounts written by a European, of Alaunghpaya, the founder of the Konbaung Dynasty...
Keywords: English traders; Indian; Bay of Bengal; George Baker; Ava; Bassein; Burma; Kusimara; Myanmar; SBBR; SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research; Konbaung Dynasty; Michael W. Charney; Pegu; Mon
Downloads: 94
[texts]13-14 - I and II Thessalonians [New Testament] translated into the Burmese [Burma - Myanmar] Language. - Version of A. Judson - God, Jesus Christ, Apostles, Matthew, Disciples,Judson, Adoniram, 1788-1850; Desciples, Church India, Edward Abiel Stevens, Church Burma, Burma Mission, Baptist, Judson, E.A. Stevens, Evangelical Asia, Moulmain, Mulmain, Mulmein, Moulmein, Church Thailand, Christians Thailand, Karen apostle, Burma Church, Myanmar Church, Maulmein, Karen Church, Karen Believer, Mission Press, Mission work, Mission prayer, Auxiliary Auxilliary Press, Baptist Mission, Serampore Mission, Carey, wenger, canstill, burgon, Judson, Josiah Nelson Cushing
13-14 - I and II Thessalonians [New Testament] translated into the Burmese [Burma - Myanmar] Language. - Version of A. Judson This is the New Testament books of I and II Thessalonians translated into the Burmese [Burma - Myanmar] Language. This is an Edition of from the 1880s, which is a reprint of the earlier edition by Judson. The translation was by A Judson. The chapter titles were later added by Rev...
Keywords: Burma; Burmese; Karen; People Groups; New Testament Burma; Bible Burma; Bible Thailand; Bible Myanmar Burman; Ethnic Minorities; Asia History; East Asia; Asia India; Languages India; Languages Linguistics Thailand Burma; Burman; Mon script; Kyanzittha (1084B1112); Bago; Lower Burma; 1540; Tabinshwehti's; Bayinnaung 1551B1581; Manipur; (1556); Shan states; (1557); Chiang Mai (1557); Ayutthaya (1564; 1569) and Lan Xang; (1574); South East Asia; Rakhine; Rakhine Yoma; Chittagong province; Bengal; Shwedagon Pagoda; Anglo-Burmese War; King Alaungpaya; (1752B1760); Konbaung Dynasty Shwebo; 1752; Yangon; Alaungpaya; 1767; King Hsinbyushin; (1763B1777) Ayutthya. The Qing Dynasty; 1769 China Burma India; CBI; Siamese kingdom; Bangkok; wenger; sanskrit; sanscrit; urdu; hindi; hindustani; tamil; hong kong; singapore; singapoore; oordoo; pastoon; pushto; pashto; Shan; 1611; Siamese; Burmese; KJVO; KJV; Siam; Rangoon
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[texts]23-26 - Epistles of I John, II John, III John (and Jude) [New Testament] translated into the Burmese [Burma - Myanmar] Language. - Version of A. Judson - God, Jesus Christ, Apostles, Matthew, Disciples,Judson, Adoniram, 1788-1850; Desciples, Church India, Edward Abiel Stevens, Church Burma, Burma Mission, Baptist, Judson, E.A. Stevens, Evangelical Asia, Moulmain, Mulmain, Mulmein, Moulmein, Church Thailand, Christians Thailand, Karen apostle, Burma Church, Myanmar Church, Maulmein, Karen Church, Karen Believer, Mission Press, Mission work, Mission prayer, Auxiliary Auxilliary Press, Baptist Mission, Serampore Mission, Carey, Judson, Riggs, Josiah Nelson Cushing,
This is the New Testament Epistles of I John, II John, III John (and Jude) translated into the Burmese [Burma - Myanmar] Language. This is an Edition of from the 1880s, which is a reprint of the earlier edition by Judson. The translation was by A Judson. The chapter titles were later added by Rev. E.A Stevens. [version specifics: While this is an 1883 reprint, please note that it is a reprint of the earlier version by A...
Keywords: Burma; Burmese; Karen; People Groups; New Testament Burma; Bible Burma; Bible Thailand; Bible Myanmar Burman; Ethnic Minorities; Asia History; East Asia; Asia India; Languages India; Languages Linguistics Thailand Burma; Burman; Mon script; Kyanzittha (1084B1112); Bago; Lower Burma; 1540; Tabinshwehti's; Bayinnaung 1551B1581; Manipur; (1556); Shan states; (1557); Chiang Mai (1557); Ayutthaya (1564; 1569) and Lan Xang; (1574); South East Asia; Rakhine; Rakhine Yoma; Chittagong province; Bengal; Shwedagon Pagoda; Anglo-Burmese War; King Alaungpaya; (1752B1760); Konbaung Dynasty Shwebo; 1752; Yangon; Alaungpaya; 1767; King Hsinbyushin; (1763B1777) Ayutthya. The Qing Dynasty; 1769 China Burma India; CBI; Siamese kingdom; Bangkok; Shan; Faith Missions; 20 - 40 window; Hoskier; Siamese; Asean; Human Rights; Old New Testament Burmese; Bible Burma; Henderson; Burmese; Siam; Rangoon
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